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   St. GEORGE'S BREWERY
Charles WESTON operated a  brewery in St. Georges from at least the 1780's,
He had taken over the ex-Foyson brewery by 1845 and is credited with owning 32 public houses by then.
He died 15th June 1864 and his estate, including Dwelling House, Brewery and 40 public houses were offered for sale by auction Thursday 18th August 1864.
The whole to be offered for sale in ONE LOT, but failing an acceptable bid the properties would be sold in lots as follows:-
LOT No. IN NORWICH LOT No. IN THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK
1 The Brewery - St. Georges 27 Buck - Thorpe Village
Crown - St. Georges 28 Ram - Brundall
2 Jolly Butchers - St. John Sepulchre 29 Goat - Strumpshaw
3 Windmill - St Michael at Thorn 30 Kings Head - St. Faiths
4 Lion & Castle - St John Timberhill 31 Crown - St. Faiths
5 Peacock - St Stephen 32 Chequers - Hainford
6 Prince of Orange - St Julian 33 Bird in Hand - Tasburgh
7 Crown - St Benedict 34 White Horse - Ashwellthorpe
8 Queen of Hungary - St Margaret 35 Leather Bottle - Wymondham
9 Builders Arms - St Lawrence 36 Goat - Wymondham
10 Three Turks - St Lawrence 37 Cross Keys - Wymondham
11 Blue Bell - St Gregory 38 Cherry Tree - Seething
12 Boy & Cup ( late ) - St John Maddermarket 39 Folly - Claxton
13 Fleece - St Andrews 40 Cross Keys - Mattishall
14 Crown - St Peter Hungate Lots 41 to 47 were the Crown Maltings, a Broker's Shop and House, a Draper's Shop and House, Two Cottages in Crown Yard, all in St. Benedict's, an Allotment in Wymondham, a House in Forncett and an Allotment in Forncett.
15 Jolly Hatters - St James
16 Duke of Marlborough - St Edmunds
17 Catherine Wheel - St Augustine
18 Angle - St Martin at Oak
19 Bess of Bedlam - St Martin at Oak
20 Cherry Tree - St George Colegate
21 Hen & Chickens - St. Marys
22 Red Lion - St. Michael Coslany
23 Moon & Stars - St. Michael Coslany
24 Royal Oak - Heigham
25 Half Moon - Heigham
26 Duke of York - Thorpe Hamlet

The estate was purchased August 1864 by established brewers, Messrs Youngs, Crawshay & Youngs.

Lots 1 - 40 purchased by YCY ( £15,000 ) and lot 45, a plot of land at Wymondham ( £85 ). Lots 41, 42, 43, 44, the Crown Maltings in St Benedicts, by Messrs Grout & Co. ( £1,965 ). House and land at Forncett, lots 46 and 47 purchased by Mr. Lloyd ( £135 )

In October 1864, Youngs & Crawshay offered for sale:-
ALL THE ST GEORGES BREWERY late the property of Charles Weston Esq deceased
(With the exception of the Crown public-house and the maltings in the rear)
The premises will be divided into three lots, each of which will have considerable river frontage.
Also the CROWN INN in St Benedict's with Stable and Fruiterer shop adjoining ( Lot 7 above )
The THREE TURKS in St Lawrence with tenement adjoining ( Lot 10 above )
The HALF MOON Cottage and land at Heigham ( Lot 25 above )
THE PREMISES (late Boy and Cup) adjoining Messrs Barwells Stores, opposite the Corn Hall. ( Lot 12 above )

( The St. George's Brewery, St. George's Middle Street is recorded 1879, then in occupation of Mr. James C. Smith. )